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mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, unless tim kaine steps in, convicted sniper john allen muhammad will be executed tonight. he is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 9:00 p.m. at the greensville correctional center in jarrett, va.. the u.s. supreme court denied his last-minute appeal. " bill clinton will address senate democrats at their weekly luncheon today. the senate is facing a big challenges in passing their health care bill. there are deep divisions over the public option and abortion. >> tropical storm ida brings heavy rain and some flooding. the center of the storm is about 60 miles southwest of mobile, alabama. it is expected to move eastward and number 4. >> there will be free swine flu vaccines today in fairfax and thursday. they will be given out of their five county locations. it will be available to all children between 6 months old and 18 years old. pregnant women can also get the vaccine. >>> the world health organization ha
to the shutdown of nearly one-third of oil and gas production in the gulf. former astronaut lisa nowak pleaded guilty today to attacking another woman in 2007. they had been dating the same man, a former space shuttle pilot. nowak, a navy captain, drove from texas to florida, and assaulted the woman with pepper spray. she also carried a steel mallet, a knife and other articles. under a plea bargain, nowak was sentenced to one year's probation. and still to come on the newshour tonight: finding refuge; health care cost cutting; and watching "sesame street." that follows the latest on the fort hood investigation. gwen ifill has our story. >> ifill: as military and civilian leaders were paying their respects at fort hood today, army major nidal malik hasan continued to recuperate in a texas hospital. he remains the sole suspect in last week's shootings, and investigators there and in washington are stepping up their inquiry into his background and possible motives. joining us for more on that investigation are dana priest, military affairs reporter for "the washington post;" and josh meyer, who c
just one company makes it. lisa stark has details. >> reporter: with so many children fightg the h1n1 virus, there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has now released its entire emergency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure that no child is without medicines who needs to have medicines. >> reporter: it's hard to quantify exactly how much of a shortage there is of the pediatric tamiflu. at this maryland pharmacy, they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so pharmacists a making their own children's liquid tamiflu by taking the more powerful adult capsules and diluting them. >> this has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? the drug is made by just one company, roche pharmaceuticals. roche didn't invent tamiflu but bought the license to manufacture this now-critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the past year. despite the shortage of liquid tamiflu, roche says there are plenty of capsules for both adults
on here. tell me about how you made some of the choices that are on here. >> well, "mona lisa," is on there. tavis: i sing in the television, in the shower, anywhere. [laughter] tavis>> i like that song, "monaa ." when this album came around, i wanted to put this on the record. we recorded it in capital studios here in los angeles which is where nat recorded. his piano is the panel that i played. it is intimidating. the familiarity is still there. it is like in the same room that he did it. his aura is still there. he is not me and i'm not him. i'm not trying to be better than him. i'm just try to sing a tune much like an actor. that is what i was involved with. there were many that are a joy to sing. tavis: give me the one that you are most shaky about. not sure this for the belongs to you. >> it would probably be the elton john song and the billy joel song. tavis: "your songs," is the title track. >> most of the songs were written by songwriters and were performed by singers. the common thread between "and i love her," and the beatles and "just the way you are," is that the
, authorities want to know just what caused this tragedy that is shaking a campus and a community. lisa fletcher has the latest from dickinson, north dakota. >> i'm kyrstin's father age today is probably the worst day of my life. >> reporter: the outpouring of grief rivaled only by the outpouring of support as this small campus bands together reacting to the shocking news, the tragic deaths of three college softball players. kyrstin gemar, afton williamson and ashley neufeld. >> they were really close. >> ashley loved this school and this was her family away from home. >> reporter: the three best friends went missing over the weekend. the only clue, a frantic distress call to a friend that abruptly cut out. police say the chilling call came from their sinking jeep. they were trapped inside. the friend called 911. police immediately put out a bulletin. >> please be on the lookout for a white 1997 jeep cherokee with california plates. the streak has possibly three female occupants. please check areas around water, dam, lakes and rivers. >> reporter: after nearly two days of massive searches police
for the reality show jon and kate plus 8. and their marriage could also be officially over very soon. lisa bloom is in los angeles with the latest. lisa, good morning. >> good morning. well, jon dwos lynn brought a dozen red rowses to his weekend meeting with his estranged wife, kate. but it was all business. an arbitration hearing designed to bring them closer to divorce. >> sad it's cut short. it's too soon. >> reporter: kate gosselin is talking about her reality series, not her marriage. after meeting face to face with five hours this weekend, jon and kate have agreed on the fate of their eight. kate gets primary custody of the kids. they're hammering out thousand split their ace is the either, but neither wants alimony. a source close to kate tells "people" magazine kate is just relieve that had a very painful chapter of her wlf is nearly over. the finale of their series jon and kate plus 8 ends its run with a visit to a fire station and a farm as the paparazzis snap away. >> it's just a part of or life. >> reporter: for five years cameras captured the growing pains, but it was their marriag
. lisa ling has a look at efforts to keep the industry clean. >> see? darren james. >> reporter: darren james once led a busy life as a porn star. at the height of your career how many women were you having sex with? >> sometimes it could be ten women in an orgy scene, nonstop. >> reporter: all part of a job darren did successfully for nearly eight years. until 2004 when darren got the call all porn performers dread. >> i get that call, everything stops. i had the virus. my whole world just crashed. >> reporter: so, you don't know how you got infected? >> i don't. >> reporter: did you infect people? >> three girls. i ew them. i felt bad. >> reporter: darren's hiv infection shut down southern california's porn industry for a month. and when his identity as the original infection was made public, he says the isolation that followed drove him to attempt suicide. >> i know porn ain't the best business in thworld but it's all i had. >> reporter: darren is now campaigning to make condom use mandatory in adult film. he predicted years agois infection would not be the last the industry would se
all of the 19 name brand products studied and the consumer group says that could be dangerous. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> "consumer" cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know. and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long beensed from everything in baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels of bpa in canned goods. del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans would actually cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the tests even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa-free. the company says it is dismayed and
are designed to protect people like private jordan sid, who nbc lisa myers profiled in september. after joining the army, sid opened his first checking account with his parents signed up as monitors, who soon saw each time jordan overdrew his account, even by just a few dollars, he was charged a $35 overdraft fee. in one day with purchases of just $33, he was charged $175 in fees. >> i'm not saying that my son shouldn't pay a penalty, but i think that they're just hanging him with all of these fees and it's ridiculous. >> reporter: today the fed put an end to that. starting july 1st, banks will no longer be allowed to automatically sign customers up for overdraft protection on atm and debit cards. instead, they must choose it. consumer vadvocates say it's a big first step. >> bad economy. the banks got us there. we need a way to get out. and one of the things that will level that playing field is for consumers to finally have a fair shake in these products. >> reporter: but the banks, expected to earn some $38 billion in overdraft fees this year, today said the new rules could lead some custome
co-pays and out of pocket expen expenses. lisa sylvester explains. >> reporter: for many u.s. workers, it's open enrollment time, when workers choose their company-sponsored health care plans for next year. what they're finding, many corporations have scaled back. workers will have to pay higher out-of-pocket a company that advises corporations on benefit plans four out of ten employers are raising workers' deductibles and co-payments next year. >> health care costs are still rising faster than pay, rising faster than profits, rising faster than almost any other input. and so those costs have to be shared. and one way to do that is to increase the out of pocket costs for people who use health care services. >> congress is debating a health care bill, but will it push down those rising costs that workers have to shell out? democrats think so. >> this is why this legislation is important. affordability for our middle class. it lowers cost for every patient, reigns in premiums, co-pays, and deductibles, limits out of pocket cost. >> reporter: but many americans are not persuaded that pre
think the school is absolutely on the right track. lisa is holding from salt lake city. lisa you think they are getting in these kids' business? >> caller: i think it's absolutely ridiculous. people go to college for intelligence and not a diet plan. nor to be judged based on their weight. to not give someone a degree that they have earned and paid for is a typeof defective services. if they care, i don't understand why they would implement a weight stigma on these students. >> you think the approach is all wrong? >> caller: i don't know, the student's weight, the curve of a college. it's ludicrous. they say they care. education isn't up to obama. we're supposed to be upticking the math and science program and the colleges are bearing off into weight. >> a lot of comments as well on that facebook page. thanks, lisa, and to those who have already commented. quite few. go to richelle carey on and everybody who stops smoking and drink too much to get counseling then they can order this. not before then. this is overstepping their authority, it's discrimination and not the place o
, michael. she spoke exclusively to us about dr. conrad murray and this ongoing case. abc's lisa fletcher has more. >> reporter: if not for dr. conrad murray, janet jackson thinks her brother would still be alive. >> do you hold him responsible for michael's death? >> he was the one that was administering. i think he is responsible. >> reporter: in an exclusive interview with "gma's" robin roberts, janet jackson opens up about her brother's death. >> you think any others are reonsible? >> maybe. i don't know. if there are, then the truth always prevails. that's the way that i see it. >> dr. murray, what would you like to see happen to him? do you think he should be practicing, based on -- >> no, i don't. not at all. so, this could hapn to someone else? another family? huh-uh. >> reporter: murray is still under investigation here in los angeles, waiting for the d.a.'s office to announce any charges. just yesterday, he was in court in las vegas, on charges that he owed more than $14,000 in child support. >> do you agree, doctor? >> yes. >> reporter: in an agreement to keep him out of jail,
's raising customers concerns about passenger safety. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: as planes began backing up around the country, on the ground and in the air, the faa scrambled to unravel the glitch in the air traffic control system. >> i just walked in the airport, looked at the board, it said your flight's canceled. >> i'm tired and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: no one was going anywhere fast. extensive delays stretch from new york to atlanta to houston. by one calculation, the glitch may have caused as many as 2,000 flight delays. the problem began shortly after 5:00 a.m. eastern when a single circuit board failed in an air traffic control center in salt lake city. it meant controllers around the nation were no longer receiving information about flights electronically. instead, they had to resort to phone calls and manually inputting flight information into their computers. >> you have to type it into the computer and it's time-consuming and cumbersome. rather than the computer transferring that data around from air traffic control facility to facility. >> reporter: abc news lea
and the eye-opening figures about the number of illnesses and deaths. >> lisa stark reports from pennsylvania where vaccine production is stepping up. >> reporter: the new numbers expected from the centers for disease control today are likely to say some 4,000 americans have now died from the h1n1 flu. that's three times as many as earlier estimates. now, the cdc says that's not because the epidemic is more deadly than thought, but simply that they are recalculating the numbers to get a more accurate picture of the toll of this flu. the new numbers expected from the cdc will be based on a computer model looking at surveillance systems that the cdc uses to track influenza. systems such as hospitalizations, lab testing, and emergency room visits. thbest protection remains the vaccine. and there are still long lines to get it. here at sanofi pasteur, they are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week. this is the only company that is making the h1n1 shot in the united states. and has produced half of the nation's supply so far. sanafi promised 20 million doses by the end of october but delivered
confessed to the crimes and may be taking others with him. our lisa fletcher has more. >> reporter: paris hilton's pool. lindsay lohan's l.a. home. orlando bloom's backyard. most people couldn't get through the front door. but anyone can get a virtual view by accessing websites, the police say, hollywood's so-called bling ring, used to get up close and personal with celebrities. for a small fee, websites like this, not only take you behind the gates and guarded entries. but give you what they claim are actual celebrity addresses. and even driving directions. the crime ring, starring some of the suspects on this surveillance video, included four teenagers, who got their hands on millions in jewelry, designer clothes and artwork. 19-year-old nick prugo, among those arrested. >> i think a kid armed with a computer and a sense of adventure, you could easily find yourself in some trouble. >> reporter: prugo confessed to being part of a group that broke into more than half a dozen celebrity homes. a leaked search warrant revealed he also named his accomplices to police. making him the target of
members, his 6-year-old cousin seen here, his twin sisters carla and lisa. we're told she was pregnant. and the 76-year-old auaunt. two others were wounded. it happened in jupiter, a south florida townhome to celebrities like michael jordan and burt reynolds. police tell us is suspect may turn up in mission where they say he -- michigan where he had some contact and there is word that he had a lurid family history. according to reports in 1973, one of his aunts murdered her ex-husband and two children. then days later died of a fatal drug overdose. to california now where folks got so fed up with the crime in their neighborhood, they took things in their own hands. patrolling the streets in the nighttime hours, armed with the flashlights and pepper spray and the local police say it made the difference. casey stegall is live in los angeles with more on how one neighborhood fought back. >> it's safe to say the recession has taken everything to a new level. budget shortfalls all around the country have forced many police departments to take drastic action. taking officers off the street,
sales, something malls are trying to do all over the country this time of year. here's abc's lisa fletcher on what happened. >> reporter: it was a holiday spectacular. designed to draw crowds to the mall. but something went horribly wrong. this cell phone video captured the aerialist performing without a net falling nearly 20 feet as hundreds helplessly watched. >> working over 30 feet we typically always use safeties. the net has to be a minimum of eight feet off the ground. if the net is two feet off the ground, it's not functional. >> reporter: miraculously she survived. the 26-year-old performer who is asked not to be identified is optized with a broken wrist and pelvis. she says she and the rest of the troupe know the risk is part of the job. >> these are not ordinary people. these are the top traid athletes in the world. >> reporter: retailers across the country are going to extremes in the downed economy to attract coveted shoppers. but free giveaways are other thing, a dangerous aerial show, some are wondering if that's going too far. your answer is no is. >> not at all. i
the passengers. washington has been released on bail. >>> in orlando, former astronaut lisa nowak has pled guilty in connection with a bizarre plot to attack a romantic rival. before enis tensing novak apologized to colleen shipman for the pain she caused. it's been nearly three years since nowak drove across the country and confronted shipman in a parking lot. nowak will serve one year of probation. >>> a jury has delivered a stunning defeat to government in its first bid to prosecute corporate fraud related to the economic crisis. two former bear stearns hedge fund managers were found not guilty of lying to investors. their funds bet heavily in a subprime morage market at the heart of the economic collapse. prosecutors may now be less likely to bring cases like this to trial. >>> that cbs producer accused of blackmailing david letterman made his first appearance in court. joe halderman's lawyers tried to convince the judge to throw out the case. they claimed it was all a big misunderstanding. abc's carla wohl has the details. >> reporter: a clean-shaven joe halderman appeared in court where his
. [captioning made possible by constellation energy] >> hello and welcome to 11 news sunday morning. i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm deborah wiener. first a look outside with meteorologist john coinls. hey, john. >> a little different out there, warmer, not raining. >> yes. >> there might be a couple of patches of fog and all, but our temperatures now are where they were yesterday morning at this time. the big difference is that there's no moisture in the atmosphere. >> yes, thank you. >> so let's take a look outside at our h.d. doppler radar, and, you know, the proof is in the pudding. yesterday, there were still some sprinkles and a little drizzle and a couple of spotty showers around the area with most of the rain up in new england, a lot of rain up in new england. well, this morning it's still raining in new england, but we've shaken most of the cloud cover. again, there may be a few patches of fog and here there. temperatures are solidly in the 50's around the region, a few suburban 40's are possible, but no rain nearby. that is the good news to finish out the weekend. and wait till you bh
. councilwoman mary norwood is among the front runners for the job along with lisa borders and state senator kasim reid. >>> new this morning, more than half of america's kids could be on food stamps during childedhood. these kids may be at risk for nal nutrition and the recession could push the alarming numbers even higher. the study is in the archives of pediatrics and adolescent medical sin. >>> police say it could be weeks before they identify six women found dead at a home in cleveland. the coroner is collecting dental records for several missing women, including nancy kobz who lived in the neighborhood. he also is asking their relatives to provide dna samples. but one missing persons advocate says the deaths could have been prevented. >> nancy cobbs walked to the store. walked to the store on 116th and hasn't been seen since. six families are going to get horrible news. better if we had a missing persons department or an active, ongoing investigation in all of these cases as much as possible, maybe none of this would have happened. >> police are trying to get a warrant to collect dna f
a romantic rival is getting a year of probation as punishment. 46-year-old lisa nowak pleaded not guilty to burglary and battery. pleaded guilty, that is to say. she drove from houston to florida wearing a diaper to confront u.s. air force captain shipman after she found out she was dating the guy nowak was interested in. meanwhile, david letterman is ready to take the stand. halderman says he was just trying to sell a screen play to dave not shake him down. halderman's lawyer says the case should be dismissed and tried to do that yesterday in court. brian: sorry about the noise, but it wasn't us. today is veterans day. nothing symbolized freedom, independence, and democracy better than the american bald eagle. gretchen: and with us today is al, founder and president of the american eagle foundation. i have to speak up. and challenger, america's first free-flying trained bald eagle. i was so excited for this segment today, al. of course, we've all seen challenger fly over the baseball stadiums and such. but to think this baby eagle fell out of a nest. >> that's right. that's thousand sta
. her mother, lisa, joins us now. we appreciate you being here. i know you've had a few phone conversations with your daughter. can you tell us how she's doing? >> she's doing good. she was released last night. she's in obviously some pain. she went to an nco's house to heal so she didn't have to do it in the barracks. >> can you tell me how you first learned of the rampage here and then subsequently the fact that your daughter was involved? >> i got a phone call from the e.r. doctor telling me my daughter was injured, couldn't tell me how, what happened, anything. and then it was hours and hours and hours later where we finally got a phone call that she was shot. and then again hours and hours before we figured out what happened. >> and i know she was in a lot of pain when she talked to you. i also know she really isn't allowed to talk about the circumstances of the shooting. but the general, commanding general of this post on the "today" show yesterday morning specifically talked about your daughter and the fact that she came to the aid of fellow soldiers before she, in fact
outages in that area. we will get the forecast from brian van de graaff. let's begin with lisa baden. >> we still have that issue on the inner loop of the beltway between arlington boulevard and 66 with deep water. vdot is trying to pump out of the beltway. there are numerous fender benders around town this morning. you'll find a very long commute. this picture tells the tale, doesn't it? >> it does, indeed. you see the heavier bands of rain south of town. in southern maryland, we have a wind advisory. the wind is pushing the bay water up. the winds will make it feel even more intense. take a look at the maps. the storm is turning off the coast. it will eventually weaken and move away. until then, rain, drizzle, temperatures in the 40's today and tonight and tomorrow back in the lower 50's. it will be better for the weekend. >> we will be right back. >>> a double shooting in northeast d.c. has left one man dead and another in great condition. there were found in a car at about 9:00 last night. police believe the driver lost control after being shot and then slammed into parked cars f
, there is. in fact, it's in your pantry. lisa drayer's a nutrition involvement and contributing editor for "women's health" magazine. and she says the right foods can help keep your sex life sizzling. and she's one month away from delivering her baby. so you've obviously been eating something good. >> is it really true, though, honestly? can you eat foods that will change your libido, your sex drive and all that? >> you know, there is some preliminary research suggesting that certain foods can give you a boost in the bedroom. >> why don't we start right now? >> you always hear about dark chocolate being good for so many things. also libido? >> exactly. there's a chemical basis for it. and the reason is chocolate contains the compound fennel ethelamine which increases the feeling avenue traction between people. also it's the same brain chemical that's released when we experience the feeling of falling in love. >> really? that's why you get candies on valentine's day. >> and those who consume dark chocolate, one cube daily, women who do that report bigger desire and better performance. >
. there are right now five children of former senators who are serving -- one female, lisa murkowski, and four mills. over the course of history, there have been 45 parings of fathers and mostly sons. guest: i am glad to know that. i remember one special day that chris dodd was sworn in. he was my seatmate. great, great guy. just as he was to take his seat, they move to the chair out of the chamber that he was to sit in, and a move to another chair in the chamber, and he sat down and was announced that he was now occupying the chair of his late father, thomas dodd. the staff had found the chair and located it and i think it is stored somewhere, and they made it available to a crisp. there was a very sentimental moment. host: before we get back to calls, let me ask you this in question, the most momentous vote he cast in your -- you cast in your career? guest: my gosh. there was no so-called declaration of war speech. during that time -- host: first gulf war? guest: the gulf war is one i remember because of the trauma. i think we debated it over the weekend. there were no staff members on the floor.
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